• hatchet, sharp tool used for chopping wood
• an axe is a tool used for cutting wood. it consists of a blade attached to the end of a long handle.
• if the government or a company axes a project or plan, it suddenly ends it.
• see also axes.
axe to grind
• grievance to express, complaint, "a bone to pick"
• city in michigan (usa)
• heavy axe with a broad edge used in the past as offensive weapon; (slang) sharp-tongued hostile and pushy woman
• a battle-axe is a large axe that used to be used as a weapon.
• if you call a middle-aged or older woman a battle-axe, you mean that you think she is very difficult and unpleasant.
• axe used by a firefighter (for forcing open doors, etc.)
get the axe
• (slang) get fired, get dismissed from a job